31 07, 2018

Trending Technologies for BI & Financial Planning and Analysis
Making AI Real (Part 2)

By |2019-01-29T11:30:31+00:00July 31st, 2018|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , , |

Part one of our blog series explored how people are the driving force behind the digital transformation and how it is fueled by artificial intelligence and machine learning. We also took a first look at how fp&a and business intelligence professionals can start to derive tangible value from these technologies for Enterprise Performance Management. Now, we will take a deeper

17 07, 2018

New technologies like AI and machine learning are driving the digital transformation
Making AI Real (Part 1)

By |2019-01-29T11:32:23+00:00July 17th, 2018|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , , |

The digital transformation is redefining the world as we know it at a pace faster than most people could ever imagine. But it is more than just massive computing power, artificial intelligence with sophisticated algorithms, and tons of data that are propelling this megatrend forward. It is the people who are using and embracing these new technologies – simply because

26 06, 2018

Successful CPM Projects: Choose a Partner, not a Vendor

By |2018-06-26T18:27:48+00:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , |

This is the third in a series of blogs discussing the requirements of a successful Corporate Performance Management (CPM) implementation. The first two blogs stressed the importance of Executive Involvement and explained why the Office of the CFO, not IT, should lead the implementation. This installment encourages the customer to seek a partner focused on CPM, not a vendor dedicated

5 06, 2018

Successful CPM Projects: Finance should Lead – IT should Support

By |2018-11-27T17:57:55+00:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , , , , |

This is the second in a series of blogs discussing the requirements of a successful Corporate Performance Management implementation. The first blog in this series stressed the importance of Executive Involvement. This installment explains why the office of the CFO, not IT, should lead the implementation. The discussion emphasizes the Finance function, but it applies to CPM implementations focused on

20 04, 2018

Successful CPM Projects: The Importance of Executive Involvement

By |2018-06-26T17:19:58+00:00April 20th, 2018|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Over the last 18 years, I have witnessed a strong correlation between the success of a Corporate Performance Management (CPM) implementation and the degree of executive involvement in the implementation. The decisions made during the implementation are strategic and will impact almost everyone in the organization. I’ve outlined the 4 main reasons that executives ought to be significantly involved in